Master of Public Policy
The following requirements must be fulfilled:
The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.
40 credits, including 19 credits in required core courses, 6 credits in tools courses, a minimum of 9 credits in a policy field, and 6 credits in elective courses.
|PPPA 6000||Perspectives on Public Values|
|PPPA 6002||Research Methods and Applied Statistics (taken for 3 credits)|
|PPPA 6007||Microeconomics for Public Policy I|
|PPPA 6011||Politics and Policy Analysis|
|PPPA 6013||Econometrics for Policy Research I|
|PPPA 6014||Microeconomics for Public Policy II|
|PPPA 6019||MPP Capstone|
|PPPA 6008||MPA/MPP Capstone *|
|Tools of analysis (two courses from the following):|
|PPPA 6005||Public Budgeting, Revenue, and Expenditure Analysis|
|PPPA 6015||Benefit-Cost Analysis|
|PPPA 6016||Public and Nonprofit Program Evaluation|
|PPPA 6020||Decision Modeling for Public Policy|
|PPPA 6085||Special Topics in Public Policy|
|PPPA 8022||Econometrics for Policy Research II|
|PPPA 8023||Mixed Methods in Research Design|
|Field of study/electives|
|Students must complete a policy field of at least 9 credits. The remaining 6 credits required for the degree may be taken in that field or they may be used as electives to, e.g., include more tools courses or courses in other fields in their program of study.|
*Students completing their degree program at the end of the fall semester take PPPA 6008 instead of PPPA 6019.
The master of public policy is available in a dual degree program with the PhD in the field of political science and a joint degree program with the JD in the Law School.
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